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Spin Messenger Bag

Light as a feather and water-resistant for everyday rides.

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Selected Color Night Blue/Pacific - Ballistic Nylon
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  • Night Blue/Pacific - Ballistic Nylon
  • Bixi Red/Bixi Red Plaid/Bixi Red - Recycled Polyester Ripstop
  • Black/Black/Black - Ballistic Nylon
  • Carbon/Carbon - Ballistic Nylon
  • Aloha Blue/Mulberry/Confetti - Ballistic Nylon

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  • weatherproof
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Features

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What are the features?

Organization

Slightly padded internal slash pocket of this messenger bag provides a padded, firm place for you to store files

Fit

Coordinating Strap Pad included

True fit cam buckle for single-handed adjustments

Clever Extras

Flap corners fold into place for excellent weatherproofing

Smart hook and loop placement for fast, easy closure and reduced sweater-pilling

Vista loop for attaching blinky bike lights

Materials

Origin

Imported

Laptop/Tablet

What's this all about?

This streamlined, satchel-style bag is built for speed. Über-simple and lightweight, it's perfect for grab it-and-go errands or commutes. A hook and loop strap with watertight flaps keeps everything safe and sound, including your laptop, which you can tuck into the internal slash pocket. Off you go!

Dimensions

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External Dimensions

Size Top Width Bottom Width Height Depth Volume
in cm in cm in cm in cm cu in L
XS/S 15.4 39.0 13.0 33.0 11.0 28.0 3.9 10.0 610 10.0
S/M 20.1 51.0 17.3 44.0 12.2 31.0 4.7 12.0 1,098 18.0

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Size Width True Width Height True Height
  in cm in cm
XS/S 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 No. Your device will not fit.
S/M 16.5 42.0 10.2 26.0 No. Your device will not fit.

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Lifetime Warranty

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Warranty Repair

Timbuk2 products have a lifetime warranty; we stand behind the legendary quality and craftsmanship of all our products. But we also embrace the wild, twisty ways of life. If there is a defect in the materials or workmanship of your Timbuk2 product (gasp!), you can file a claim by completing Timbuk2's warranty repair claim . If your product meets Timbuk2's warranty policy, we will repair your bag. If your Timbuk2 product is damaged during normal or abnormal adventure, you will not qualify for a warranty replacement, but you will have epic stories to tell your friends. See if you qualify for a Timbuk2 warranty repair claim here and say hello to your Timbuk2 product for us.

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Spin Messenger Bag
 
4.4

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable  (15)
  • Lightweight  (15)
  • Roomy  (14)
  • Durable  (13)
  • High quality (13)

Cons

  • Not enough compartments (6)

Best Uses

  • Office (11)
  • Day trip (10)
  • Commuting (9)
  • School (7)
  • Airplane travel  (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (11), Comfort-oriented (9), Career (8), Stylish (6), Modern (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Lightweight option winner

By Yohopee

From Toronto

About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Comfortable 
  • Durable 
  • Good Strap Length
  • High Quality
  • Lightweight 
  • Roomy 

Cons

  • Loud velcro

Best Uses

  • Airplane travel 
  • Commuting
  • Cycling
  • Day Trips
  • Office

Comments about Spin Messenger Bag:

I own the Timbuk2 Spin XS/S carbon bag.

This is probably one of the most underrated Timbuk2 messengers. I own the Classic Messenger in small and this one. While I adore my Classic for all its great features, the Spin is a much lighter, no bells or whistles alternative.

While it is not as thick as the Classic, and not the same watertight material, it does resist downpours and keeps your belongings dry, and the side flaps keep it very secure at the corners. It has enough organization inside to keep your smaller items in place, and the key holder is the metal type, just like in the Classic. The padding is pretty much non-existent, so make sure you keep your electronics protected in cases or sleeves. This is, however, one of the features that makes this bag ultralight.

It's easy to adjust and the shoulder pad is slim and flexible, making it very comfortable to carry. The velcro is huge and loud, but this ensures that this bag will not come open on its own, or that you will certainly hear or feel it if someone tries to open it while riding transit.

Keep in mind that this bag does not have a Napoleon pocket or zippered compartments on the inside. Only a small zippered pocket for your keys. This is truly a minimalist bag, and this is precisely what makes it lightweight and perfect to carry the basics.

I use a separate zippered pouch for cables and power source, and I have had no trouble staying organized. The basic organization (slip pockets, and two pen holders) actually force me to think about my load and carry the essentials.

I've owned this bag for about a year and I have it on my frequent bag rotation. It's a great addition to a bag collection if you are a bag geek who likes to switch it up every once in a while.

The construction quality is impeccable, even better for the price. Happy carrying!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I'm in love!

By Badgergirl922

From Milwaukee,WI

About Me: Career, Classic, Practical

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Comfortable 
  • Cool
  • Durable 
  • High Quality
  • Lightweight 
  • Roomy 
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Not enough compartments

Best Uses

  • Airplane travel 
  • Commuting
  • Computer
  • Cycling
  • Day Trips
  • Extended trips 
  • Office

Comments about Spin Messenger Bag:

I was on the hunt for a bag that would be comfortable to wear for bike commuting but stylish enough to carry around the office. This bag perfectly fits the bill! It's great quality and I bring it with me everywhere! I have the small/medium size and it has plenty of room for my computer, workout clothes, and a pair of shoes.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

good look

By ppzz

From China

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable 
  • High Quality
  • Lightweight 

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Cycling
    • Office
    • School

    Comments about Spin Messenger Bag:

    lightweight,good look,worth its price

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    The bag of MANY uses

    By AKpainter5

    From Chugiak, AK

    About Me: Artist, Career, Comfort-Oriented, Commuter, Stylish

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Comfortable 
    • Durable 
    • Easy To Carry All Day
    • Easy to clean
    • Good Strap Length
    • High Quality
    • Lightweight 
    • Resists Dirt
    • Roomy 
    • Stays Closed In Transit
    • Versatile
    • Water resistant

    Cons

    • Not Dressy

    Best Uses

    • 2nd Suitcase
    • Airplane travel 
    • Computer
    • Cycling
    • Day Trips
    • Extended trips 
    • Office
    • Plein Air Art Bag

    Comments about Spin Messenger Bag:

    I took this bag as a carry-on for a 3-week trip to Australia. I could fill it very full, then wrap the top firmly on the velcro, which shrank the bulk and stayed firmly closed. Later on the trip I put in art supplies & used it successfully while painting outdoors. I emptied it prior to a shopping trip & filled it with all-day purchases. Basically, this bag did everything I asked it to, and looked great the whole time. It was easy to clean, and comfortable to carry even when it was heavy with stuff. It's the best travel bag I ever owned. Now that I'm home, it's still a handy bag to take to work. Instead of walking in with my purse, lunch, computer, shoes (I wear snow boots to work), and other stuff, I walk in with one bag. Perfect.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love it

    By Bean

    From Maryland

    About Me: Career, Practical

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable 
    • Durable 
    • Roomy 

    Cons

    • Not enough compartments

    Best Uses

    • Commuting
    • Office

    Comments about Spin Messenger Bag:

    Perfect

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Great Bag!

    By Iowa Nice

    From Des Moines, IA

    About Me: Career, Practical, Stylish

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Comfortable 
    • Durable 
    • High Quality
    • Lightweight 
    • Roomy 

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Airplane travel 
      • Commuting
      • Day Trips
      • Office

      Comments about Spin Messenger Bag:

      I use this every day - it's a great size for my iPad and a few files for work. I only wish that the strap was a little bit longer. Great product!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great little bag!

      By Double J

      From New Orleans, LA

      About Me: Comfort-Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Comfortable 
      • Durable 
      • Good Strap Length
      • High Quality
      • Lightweight 
      • Roomy 

      Cons

      • Not enough compartments

      Best Uses

      • Cycling

      Comments about Spin Messenger Bag:

      I bought this bag for use during Mardi Gras. I needed something a little bigger than a purse to transport my beads and other throws while in my bike. I got some great use out of this bag for the parades and look forward to using it for upcoming travel. I just wish it had one more zippered pocket for security, but other than that this is a great bag!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Perfect bag for regular duties

      By Jason the Husky Husky

      From Bristol, CT

      About Me: Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Practical

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Comfortable 
      • Durable 
      • Good Strap Length
      • High Quality
      • Lightweight 
      • Roomy 
      • Simple

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Computer
        • Day Trips
        • Office
        • School

        Comments about Spin Messenger Bag:

        My only gripe is that the slot for a laptop isn't additionally padded. But, the description of the bag was clear and I knew what I was getting.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Excellent Bag

        By Jan

        From Denver, CO

        About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Comfortable 
        • Lightweight 
        • Roomy 

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Commuting
          • Cycling
          • Day Trips
          • Office

          Comments about Spin Messenger Bag:

          This bag is great. It's lightweight and i love that there aren't any buckles. Everything is easily accessible and there's till plenty of room for my laptop and all of my office supplies.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Very nice, very sturdy.

          By bloomin b

          From Bloomsburg PA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Comfortable 
          • Durable 
          • Good Strap Length
          • High Quality
          • Lightweight 
          • Roomy 

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Spin Messenger Bag:

              I use the product to haul stuff.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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